The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architect
Rank 547 484 498
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 65 94 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 76 50
Average daily rate
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£513 £484 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £65.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £65.35 -
% change year-on-year
-31.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 61 £513 +6.77% 14
London -62 24 £540 +13.08% 4
South West -25 15 £508 -2.16% 5
South East -18 11 £475 +1.54% 2
Essex -8 6 £600 -4.00% 1
East of England -9 6 £600 +18.51% 2
Hampshire -26 6 £550 +17.58%
Wiltshire -14 5 £650 +19.54% 1
Brentwood - 4 - - 1
City of London +5 3 £525 +20.68%
Swindon -8 3 £650 +19.54% 1
Leeds - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
North West -6 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £513 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 41 (36.28%) Security Architecture
2 39 (34.51%) Information Assurance
3 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (24.78%) Security Cleared
4 28 (24.78%) Information Security
4 28 (24.78%) Information Architecture
5 23 (20.35%) Finance
6 22 (19.47%) CESG
7 20 (17.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (16.81%) Data Modelling
9 18 (15.93%) Data Architecture
10 16 (14.16%) Banking
10 16 (14.16%) Internet
10 16 (14.16%) Data Security
11 15 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
11 15 (13.27%) User Experience
12 12 (10.62%) Information Management
13 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
13 11 (9.73%) CISSP
13 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.85%) Risk Management
14 10 (8.85%) Degree
15 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (7.08%) Data Protection
16 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
17 7 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
17 7 (6.19%) Retail
17 7 (6.19%) RMADS

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.77%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Summit
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.77%) ERwin
3 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.19%) Retail
5 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.31%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) HTML
2 5 (4.42%) CSS
3 4 (3.54%) HTML5
4 3 (2.65%) CSS3
4 3 (2.65%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) JSP
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) CESG
2 15 (13.27%) User Experience
3 7 (6.19%) RMADS
3 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.31%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.42%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.77%) GIS
8 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.77%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.88%) FMCG
9 1 (0.88%) RIA
9 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.65%) Android
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) Security Architecture
2 39 (34.51%) Information Assurance
3 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (24.78%) Information Security
4 28 (24.78%) Information Architecture
5 20 (17.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (16.81%) Data Modelling
7 18 (15.93%) Data Architecture
8 16 (14.16%) Data Security
9 12 (10.62%) Information Management
10 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.85%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.08%) Data Protection
13 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
14 7 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (6.19%) ITIL
15 6 (5.31%) SOA
15 6 (5.31%) OWASP
16 5 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) C
2 1 (0.88%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (24.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.73%) CISSP
4 10 (8.85%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) CEH
5 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.42%) CISA
6 2 (1.77%) CISM
6 2 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.77%) CITP
6 2 (1.77%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.77%) GSEC
6 2 (1.77%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.31%) ISO 9000
2 6 (5.31%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.77%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.77%) BS7799
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 1 (0.88%) Splunk
1 1 (0.88%) Casewise
1 1 (0.88%) Netezza
1 1 (0.88%) Informatica
1 1 (0.88%) HP
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe
1 1 (0.88%) SAP
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle
1 1 (0.88%) VMware
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